The Quarto Publishing Group USA is part of the global Quarto Publishing brand with over 20 North American imprints creating and publishing illustrated books. The Quarto Group creates a wide variety of books and intellectual property products, with a mission to inspire life’s experiences. Produced in many formats for adults, children, and the whole family, our products are visually appealing, information rich, and stimulating.
We are seeking a graphic design student for an exciting professional internship for our Fall 2023 Quarto Diversity Internship Program, which is intended to provide diverse students with opportunities to integrate real world professional design experiences concurrent with their ongoing undergraduate studies.
The Quarto Diversity Internship Program will run from September 2023 through December 2023. This intern will be a part of our Beverly MA Design Team working on projects across our various imprints within the Quarto Group. Interns will work between 20-29 hours per week. This student will be supervised by the Art Director and integrated into a variety of product development assignments such as cover design concepts, design briefs, moodboards, and gaining an understanding of book production design and processes.
Eligible student applicants must be a diverse student enrolled full-time as of Fall 2023 as either a Junior or Senior in a college-level undergraduate, or a Graduate student in a design or design-related master’s program. Applicants must be able to work remotely and on-location for the duration of the Internship Program.
Ideal, experienced candidates must present a portfolio in their discipline that demonstrates ongoing study and aptitude in their major. Graphic Design (Visual Communication Design) majors should demonstrate comprehension and achievement in the fundamentals of graphic design and supported by a competitive student portfolio that showcases an understanding of layout and composition, creative use of typography, and understanding color.
Applicants must demonstrate at least an intermediate level understanding of the following design principals using a variety of industry standard software tools including:
- Adobe Creative Cloud software (working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other ACC applications required)
- Candidates should be comfortable working with MAC OS as their primary platform.
Experience & Education Requirements:
Applicants must be full-time enrolled Junior or Senior level majors in a Graphic Design undergraduate program or a graduate student in a Graphic Design or Graphic Design-related program.
Interested applicants may submit the following materials directly to the email address below:
- Cover letter stating interests, short description of design work and experience, and objectives. Cover letter must detail why you are applying; how this internship opportunity might expand your studies; and how your background and experiences would contribute to a more diverse, more inclusive workplace.
- Link to digital online design portfolio and/or PDF of work
Please submit all application materials via email to email@example.com. Deadline for Fall 2023 applications is August 11th.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt until final interns are selected. Eligible, select candidates will be contacted for initial telephone interviews.
QuartoUS is an equal opportunity employer; M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.